Here are some photos from the Drift Record Attempt this past Saturday at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, SC.
The driver was Performance Center Instructor Johan Schwartz in a bone stock F10 M5. They only changed the engine oil. The old record was 41 miles or 251 laps on the skid pad. The new record is now 51 miles and it took 322 laps on the skid pad to get the record.
BMW has released the latest M Performance stripes catalog for the 1M coupe, M3, M5, M6, F30 and E92/E93.
BMW M CEO Friedrich Nitschke discusses several hot topics regarding the upcoming F80 M3 / F82 M4 and M cars in general.
Nitschke answers questions regarding electric power steering, AWD, high-revving engines, and weight issues.
Feature promotional video of the Manhart MH5 S Biturbo (710hp, 649 lb-ft) F10 M5.
A bright yellow probably wouldn’t be our first choice of BMW Individual colors for an M5, but if you’re trying to get noticed in Qatar, where chrome wrapped cars are not out of place, this color choice makes more sense.
The exact color is Atacama Yellow, which was first introduced on the Limited Edition Design Pure Impulse Z4 for the UK.
We’ve seen Atacama Yellow on several other BMW models since: http://www.bimmerpost.com/?s=atacama
Perhaps this tree overcelebrated Arbor Day a couple of days early, fell over, and crushed this poor unsuspecting F10 M5.
We have added a second video clip featuring the upcoming BMW M Performance Exhaust for the BMW M5 (F10).
We were on hand to have a look at the BMW M Performance Exhaust for the F10 M5 and we’re excited to provide our members with the first look, listen and details of this upcoming exhaust system.
The M5 M Performance Exhaust system is titanium construction, 12 feet in length and 33 pounds lighter than the factory M5 exhaust. It will come in two versions – one with titanium steel tips (as pictured below) and a carbon fiber tip version. The titanium tips feature an M … CONTINUED
The F10 M5 LCI model with Competition Package shows off its new power, exhaust, and handling at the Nurburgring.
Official details have not yet been released, but the M5 Competition Package is said to be introducing the following upgrades:
• HP increase (approximately 15hp)
• Top speed increase
• M Carbon Ceramic Brakes
• Sport suspension
• Sport exhaust with black tips
• Enhanced steering
• 20″ competition wheels
The German car magazine AutoBild SPORTCARS writes in its latest issue that there will be a Competition Package (performance package) for the F10 M5 LCI to be introduced this summer.
Pricing will be in the 5 digit range and the M5 Competition Package will include a performance increase of almost 20hp with Vmax increase to 305km/h, carbon-ceramic brakes, sports suspension, sports steering and new wheels.
Journal for the M5POST M5 Euro Delivery owners reunion at the 2 Day M Performance School.
Videos featuring the M Flight Club leaving the Hamann facility parking lot after their tour and visit. ///M Flight visited Hamann in Laupheim, Germany last weekend (6 April 2013)… They rolled there with 30 ///M’s (M3′s, M5′s, M6, X6M)… They even had an E92 ///M3 w/ G Power supercharger!
Listen to the fury as 30 of these cars pull out from the lot in a spirited fashion.
We have spied a new F10 M5 LCI mule and it showcases some new design elements. Seen for the first time on the M5 are double slatted kidney grilles (a la the M6). Like the M6, the F10 M5 LCI will also feature an M5 badge on the grilles, which is covered under black tape but can be seen on this mule’s grilles.
This M5 wears new style wheels, in black, which look great set off against the gold M carbon ceramic brakes. Also seen are … CONTINUED
Great side by side comparison video of various F10 M5 aftermarket exhausts – 3D Design rears, Akrapovic Evo, Eisenmann Sport rears, and Meisterschaft Super Light GT w/LXR centers.
Cold start, idle, and rev action! A little something for everybody, be it rears only, full system, valved, or not.
Watch as a tuned F10 M5 belonging to M5POST member Niko1414 takes on various cars at the latest Airstrip Attack races.
The races featured in the videos are against a CLS 63, 997 Turbo, C63, and Lamborghini LP560.
The F10 5 Series and F10 M5 LCI refresh models are coming soon, but spy photos have shown the external styling updates will be understated, with tweaks to the upper front fascia and headlight updates (sleeker looking and with optional full LED squared-off headlights), but the M5 will receive no changes to the lower front bumper design. Like the 5 Series, the F10 M5 will also receive light updates to its tail lights and lower rear bumper.
As for the interior, the most recent 5 Series … CONTINUED
Watch and listen to some super sedans blasting around the ring, in a great back-to-back listen of some of BMW’s most exciting current and future M models – the F80 M3, E90 M3 CRT, F10 M5.
Check out this tasteful F10 M5 build by Performance Technic for a local owner featuring Akrapovic Exhaust with carbon fiber tips, P3Cars vent gauge, OEM LED interior lights, OEM pedal covers, BMW M Performance spoiler, HRE wheels, and M6 steering wheel retrofit.
The M6 steering wheel seen here will be equipped in the upcoming F10 M5 LCI (facelift model)